Understanding Market Drivers: The Seattle Housing Market

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Understanding Market Drivers: The Seattle Housing Market

The Yimbys should be rejoicing right about now. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, Yimby, that stands for “Yes In My Back Yard”, and it includes a growing contingent of (many millenial)…

The Age of the Mall is over

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The Age of the Mall is over

Kate Folk put it the most poetically, and tragically, in a New York Times letter recently: “No other building displays the capriciousness of human desire with such brutal rigor —…

Coworking on the rise, and perhaps where you wouldn’t expect.

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Coworking on the rise, and perhaps where you wouldn’t expect.

While the retail industry continues to see an evolving landscape—with the redevelopment of malls and a flood of store closures, as shoppers increasingly move to ecommerce—it isn’t the only commercial…

Seattle 2030. The District and the Challenge.

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Seattle 2030. The District and the Challenge.

Just over a year ago, in June 2017, the United States pulled out of the Paris Agreement—an international intention to reduce climate change signed by 196 nations. In April of…

Blockchain Unlocked: Real estate possibilities

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Blockchain Unlocked: Real estate possibilities

Blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin, a decentralized electronic currency.  As stated by the Economist in October, 2015: “The blockchain lets people who have no particular confidence in each other…

Move Seattle? Developing a transportation-oriented future

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Move Seattle? Developing a transportation-oriented future

Move Seattle, the $930M levy Seattle voters passed in 2015, originally budgeted around $860K per mile for bicycle infrustructure such as protected lanes. The Seattle Department of Transportation(SDOT) has now…

The most convoluted term that CRE professionals don’t understand their influence over: Millennials.

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The most convoluted term that CRE professionals don’t understand their influence over: Millennials.

Millennials (1980-1997, or born as late as 2004, depending on who you ask) now surpass the baby boom generation (1946-1964) in size, 75.4M to 74M. Millennials aren’t that different than…

The New Northgate

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The New Northgate

A not-so downtown downtown. “We want the space of suburbia with the amenities of a city, but who can afford that?” wrote Amy Daire for an Insider editorial last year,…